Governance Theory And Practice: A Cross-Disciplinary Approach

Paperback | May 15, 2010

byVasudha Chhotray, Gerry Stoker

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Confusion about governance abounds. Many lack appreciation of how different traditions of thought in the social sciences contribute to our understanding. This book tackles these weaknesses head on and aims to provide a wider vision of the area, examining three critical areas of practice: environmental, corporate and participatory governance.

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Confusion about governance abounds. Many lack appreciation of how different traditions of thought in the social sciences contribute to our understanding. This book tackles these weaknesses head on and aims to provide a wider vision of the area, examining three critical areas of practice: environmental, corporate and participatory gover...

VASUDHA CHHOTRAY lectures at the School of Development Studies, University of East Anglia, UK. Her research interests beyond governance extend to include water rights and development and donor strategies. Her articles have appeared in several journals.   GERRY STOKER is Professor of Politics and Governance at the University of Southam...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:312 pages, 8.56 × 5.48 × 0.72 inPublished:May 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230250394

ISBN - 13:9780230250390

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Exploring Governance
Governance in Public Administration and Political Science
Governance and the New Institutional Economics 
International Relations
Governance in Development Studies 
Governance in Socio Legal Studies 
Corporate Governance (with Damian Tobin)
Participatory Governance 
Environmental Governance
Governance: From Theory to Practice